Intensive farms are polluting Scotland with increasing amounts of ammonia gas that contributes to millions of deaths worldwide, according to figures from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
Recent statistics showed that violent crime against sex workers almost doubled after the 'Nordic model' was introduced in Ireland.
Aberdeenshire Council is facing calls to apologise for supporting the development of Donald Trump’s golf course, which failed to bring the jobs promised and damaged the environment.
The SNP has slammed Conservatives after it emerged that Scotland Secretary David Mundell spent £120,000 on trips abroad in the last three years.
A Westminster bill to scrap a time limit on donations to political parties from UK citizens living abroad could unleash a new wave of ‘dark money’ into politics, campaigners have warned.
Three quarters of large goods vehicles run by Scottish councils have not been fitted with the braking system recommended after six people were killed by a bin lorry in Glasgow
Aberdeenshire Council is being urged to scrap plans for a new waste incinerator with warnings that it could be harmful to public health, the environment and the local economy.
Animal welfare campaigners have criticised the Scottish Government for giving a £715,000 subsidy to one of Scotland’s largest egg producers with tens of thousands of caged hens.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is facing criticisms for paying a consultant nearly £1,000 a day for 66 days to head its new specialist enforcement unit.